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If it’s been a long week and you’re ready to kick back at home rather than venture out to the big screen, of if you’re trying to cut back on buttery popcorn, you’re still in luck; Hudak on Hollywood curates a list of our favorite (and not-so-favorite) films recently released on Blu-Ray.
Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Force of Nature

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Force of Nature

“Four Kids and It” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Force Of Nature With all of the pomp, circumstance, glitz, and glamor that comes with being a Hollywood movie star, it’s easy for us outsiders to lose focus on what is under that veneer. Before any of your favorite...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Murder by Decree

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Murder by Decree

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Murder By Decree There’s a banter between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson that, when done properly, is musical. The contrast between the flabbergasted Watson, played in 1979’s “Murder by Decree” by James...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Etruscan Smile

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Etruscan Smile

“Impractical Jokers: The Movie” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.The Etruscan Smile The opening credits of “The Etruscan Smile” waste no time. Just a logo and some company credits, then the directing credit for co-directors Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis. That’s it. We...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Brian’s Song

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Brian’s Song

“We Summon the Darkness” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Brian's SongSay the numbers “40” and “41” to a Chicago Bears fan and it’s an almost sure bet they’ll know who you mean. For the rest of us, these numbers belong to Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo, two running...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Extra Ordinary

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Extra Ordinary

“Robert the Bruce” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Extra Ordinary Possessed cheese is a thing. At least it is according to “Extra Ordinary,” a comedy from Ireland about a driving instructor named Rose Dooley (Maeve Higgins) who also has the gift to communicate with...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Invisible Man

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Invisible Man

“Scorsese Shorts” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.The Invisible Man It’s been standard for a while for modestly budgeted motion pictures to use Toronto, Ontario, as a stand in for New York. The city structure, climate, and architecture are close enough to make it...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Onward

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Onward

“Sonic the Hedgehog” and “The Way Back” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.Onward The 3D animated movies made by Pixar look good—really good. They’ve been impressing audiences with their depth of field, light and shadow, and their own rules of physics for the past...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Call of the Wild

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: The Call of the Wild

“Birds of Prey” and “Fantasy Island” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.The Call of the Wild If a movie like “The Call of the Wild” doesn’t give you a hankering to see the Alaska and the Yukon territory in Canada, nothing will. The vistas in the movie are absolutely...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Gretel and Hansel

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Gretel and Hansel

“Bloodshot” and “The Rhythm Section” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.Gretel And HanselLooking up director Osgood Perkins (son of Anthony Perkins of “Psycho” fame, for those keeping score of such things) on IMDB, I discovered that he started his directing career in...

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Guns Akimbo

Blu-Ray Pick of the Week: Guns Akimbo

“Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Guns AkimboIt is mostly by reading that I acquire new words to my vocabulary. Movies have taught me some words, but those have mostly been from higher-brow scripts. I don’t think that many...